Billable Medical Code for Sprains and Strains of Other Specified Sites of Hip and Thigh
Diagnosis Code for Reimbursement Claim: ICD-9-CM 843.8
Code will be replaced by October 2015 and relabeled as ICD-10-CM 843.8.
The Short Description Is: Sprain hip & thigh NEC.
Adductor strain is also known as charleyhorse, hamstring sprain, left hamstring strain, left quadriceps strain, left thigh adductor strain, right hamstring strain, right quadriceps strain, right thigh adductor strain, rupture of adductor muscle of hip, rupture of gastrocnemius tendon, strain of flexor muscle of hip, strain of hamstring muscle, strain of hamstring muscles, strain of quadriceps tendon, strain of tendon of adductor longus, and strain of tendon of medial thigh muscle.
Adductor Strain Definition and Symptoms
Adductor strain is a strain of the groin area that is commonly caused by sports injuries. Symptoms of adductor strain are minor bruising, swelling, tenderness, pain in the groin, and the inability to squeeze inner thigh muscles together.